A picture of a Escallonia

Escallonia

Escallonia 'Gold Ellen'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Escallonia Overview

This is a bushy dense, evergreen, semi-evergreen or deciduous shrubs, trees and climbers. They will thrive in mild areas. The small, glossy green leaves are toothed leaves and succulent. The flowers are produced in racemes or panicles and have separate white or pink petals. The fruits are small globular capsules shedding fine seeds.

How to propagate Escallonia

Cuttings

You can propagate by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Other uses of Escallonia

Grown for their profuse, 5 petalled flowers and glossy foliage, which is very attractive to bees. Suitable for coastal conditions.